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Feature Articles

Shop Tech: The Eight Most Common Threadlocking Mistakes

Threadlockers are one of the all-time great mechanic’s helpers. They hold nuts and bolts in place… Full story...

How To Make Sure Your Business Ranks Locally On Google

If you are an automotive business that services a local community, showing up on page one on Google… Full story...

Today's Industry News

Gabriel Ride Control Introduces 125 New Products

96% North American vehicle coverage and climbingFarmington Hills, MI - Gabriel® (Ride Control,… Full story...

GM Muscle Car Clocks Will Shake The Garage Walls

Nothing worse that a boring wall, and it's always good to be on time. What better way to cover all… Full story...

Introducing New Front Air Struts For The '01-'06 Lexus LS 430 With Height Adustable Suspension

Merritt Island, FL - Arnott Air Suspension Products, the leader in aftermarket air suspension parts… Full story...

Gabriel Introduces New Website Training Resources

For better qualified dealers and installers, and more satisfied customersFarmington Hills, MI -… Full story...

GC Cooling Partners With Fluidyne For Sales And Distribution Of High-Performance Automotive Cooling Fans

Des Moines, IA - GC Cooling, maker of high-performance automotive cooling fans, has entered a… Full story...

BMR Suspension Welcomes New Sales Tech Frank Steadman

BMR Suspension is proud to welcome back our newest Sales Tech, Frank Steadman. Frank’s tenure at… Full story...

NACE Automechanika Thrives In Chicago With Networking, Training

Santa Monica, CA, Sept. 7, 2017 - NACE Automechanika, the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to… Full story...

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location In Westerville Ohio

Chicago, IL, Sept. 7, 2017 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the… Full story...

Hercules Tire Introduces New Specialty Commercial Tires Small OTR And Industrial Tires

Findlay, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2017 - Today, Hercules® Tire introduces an all-new lineup of specialty… Full story...

AutoMeter 200 PSI Pressure Gauges

AutoMeter is pleased to introduce expanded support for applications requiring high performance,… Full story...

Toyo Tires Introduces The Toyo Proxes ST III™ Adding Greater Performance And Style For Sport Trucks And SUVs

Cypress, CA - Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires®) introduces the Toyo® Proxes® ST III™, now… Full story...

Hellwig Products Announces New Rear Sway Bar For 2017 Ram Chassis Cab Models

Hellwig’s new forged rear sway bar for the new 2017 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks… Full story...

New LIQUID WRENCH Pro Penetrant And Lubricant With LED-Powered FlashSight™ Technology Now Available Nationwide

Indian Trail, NC, Sept. 5, 2017 - For more than 75 years, generations of tradesmen and DIYers have… Full story...

Drive Auto Parts Sales With Google Shopping & Remarketing: Free Webinar September 20, 2017

Hudson, OH - Hedges & Company announces an exclusive webinar presentation in conjunction with… Full story...

Monroe ‘$30 In 30 Seconds’ Promotion Reinforces Ready-To-Install Benefit Of Popular Monroe Quick-Strut Premium Assemblies

New Program Rewards Service Technicians for Monroe Quick-Strut Unit SalesMonroe, MI, Sept. 5, 2017… Full story...


Developed in response to the growing popularity of Transit Vans, an electric deployed step allows drivers to safely and easily enter and exit the vehicle.
Tustin, CA - AMP Research, the leading provider of bed steps, bed extenders and automatic power articulating side steps, has announced the release of its Powerstep running boards for the 2014-2017 Ford Transit Van.
A replacement for the Ford Econoline series, the flexible, functional and efficient Transit Van line is offered in a variety of configurations to best fit in the multi-vehicle fleet market. With the AMP Research Powerstep, drivers and passengers of these heavily commuted, multi-use vehicles will more comfortably and safely enter and exit the vehicle throughout their day.
Each Powerstep is an automatic, electronic device that instantly extends when the door opens, then retracts safely out of sight when the doors close, improving ground clearance, aerodynamics and appearance. Precision-engineered to assist the driver and passengers in safely and more comfortably entering and exiting the vehicle, Powerstep is available as a single 79” step that stretches from the front door to the rear door for the passenger side of the van (PN 76159-01A), or as a set of two 79” steps, one for each side of the van (PN 76259-01A). Given the durability needs of a commercial vehicle, each step is equipped with dual motors.
AMP Research Powerstep running boards are made in the USA, come with all necessary parts, hardware and an industry-leading 5-year/60,000-mile warranty. For more information on AMP Research Powerstep or any other AMP Research product, visit www.amp-research.com, call 1-800-309-6823 or email CustomerService@AMP-Research.com.
About AMP Research
The inventor of the electric running board and bed extender categories, AMP Research® is a U.S. manufacturer of aftermarket and OE automotive accessories for trucks, Jeeps, SUVs and Vans. The company specializes in quality products utilizing ISO/TS standards with on-site design and tooling resources. The company’s motto, “Innovation In Motion” captures the groundbreaking mix of breakthrough products the company has brought to the market. Current products include: PowerStep™, PowerStep XL™, BedStep™, BedStep2™, and BedXtender HD™.

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